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Events Agency
Permanent / Full Time
  • Immediately Available Permanent Role
  • Sydney, NSW
  • Salary $90,000 - $100,000 plus super
The Company:

This wonderful creative agency that delivers momentous live experiences that focuses on creating meaningful productions that influence perception and change of behaviour are looking for a Senior Project Manager to join their rapidly growing team. This agency works with a lot of NFP clients but also works with major clients in other sectors across Australia.

The Role:

Senior Project Manager reports to the Event Director and Managing Director and can have up to three direct reports (producers, co-ordinators, etc). The Senior Project Manager will be responsible for developing creative concepts for clients and seeing those concepts right through from conception to final delivery onsite and post-event reporting.

Key Responsibilities include;
  • Independently prepare concept proposals including researching and presentations.
  • Manage visualisation of concepts by briefing designers
  • Provide solid leadership for the team and clients.
  • Identify challenges, troubleshoot and provide solutions.
  • Lead teams in the task of developing and implementing projects.
  • Client liaison for duration of projects in office or at client’s office as required.
  • Timeline and milestone planning.
  • Manage event RSVP and ticketing as appropriate.
  • Write and manage run sheets, bump in and bump out schedules.
  • Manage co-ordination and implementation of creative.
  • Lead liaison and coordination with production and build teams.
  • Lead liaison and coordination of all third party suppliers.
  • Lead project budgeting.
  • Manage day-to-day workflow to ensure timely delivery of projects within scope and budget.
  • Develop and manage all production schedules, specifications, and budgets for assigned jobs.
  • National and international travel to plan for and deliver live projects.
  • Oversee bump in of suppliers, managing crews, training staff.
  • Oversee the smooth running of event, problem solving etc.
  • Oversee bump-out within OH&S and company standards.
  • Write and present debrief and wrap up.
  • Manage internal and external talent.
  • Ensure all legal/contractual obligations are met with both clients and suppliers on all projects (POs, supplier agreements, etc).
  • Supply schedule, budget, assumptions, and scope considerations for all production elements.
  • Identify new opportunities with existing clients by identifying their needs.
The Candidate:

The ideal candidate will have extensive experience working as a Project Manager, Event Manager or Event Producer in a corporate environment. Experience working on high-profile charity gala dinners and other events is highly desirable. Excellent communication and stakeholder management skills are highly sought after.
  • Project management experience (client and supplier management, budgeting and producing).
  • Work autonomously as well as under direction
  • Multi-task and work under time pressure.
  • Excellent time management and prioritisation skills.
  • Solid computer skills: Working knowledge of all office and project management software (MS PPT, Word, Excel, Canva). Proficiency in Keynote is essential.
  • Experience working with high-profile clients
  • Experience leading a team in pre-event production and onsite adhering to OH&S requirements
  • Budget management
  • Comfortable with bringing new ideas and creative concepts to the company
For more information regarding event positions follow us:
LinkedIn: Apex Event Recruitment 
Facebook: Apex Event Recruitment

If this role doesn't fit but if you are interested in Events positions in Australia, then please register your resume through our website:

Please note that this role will be subject to background checks and you must have the right to live and work in this location to apply for this job.
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Ashleigh Ramantanis
Events Recruitment Coordinator